Foul Moudamas


2 15 ounce cans cooked small fava beans
1 tablespoon ground cumin
4 cloves garlic, mashed
½ cup lemon juice
¼ cup olive oil
1 medium red onion, finely chopped
2 ripe tomatoes, diced
1 bunch parsley, finely chopped
salt and pepper to taste


Pour the cooked fava beans with the liquid into heavy saucepan. Add the mashed garlic, the cumin, the salt and the pepper. Bring to a boil. Using a potato masher, mash the fava beans partially and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes. Add the lemon juice, the olive oil and half of the chopped vegetables. Stir, adjust the seasoning and remove from the heat. Spoon the foul moudamas into shallow serving dish and top with the rest of the chopped vegetables.

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